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1  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: HOn30 on: November 09, 2017, 11:29:53 AM
  Further to yesterday note, quick check with Bachmann Europe Products & Stockist's list's.


   Cars are due  Dec-Jan
   Engine          April-May

   1  distributor in Canada
   1  in the US

  That carry Bachmann Europe Branchline products.

  Ken C
   GWN
2  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: HOn30 on: November 08, 2017, 02:30:24 PM
  Google   "Bachmann Europe"   products  for photo's, video and release date for the Baldwin and cars.
last I checked, late this year, (cars)  early next year (engine).

  Ken C
   GWN
3  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Prototype for a new On30 Shay on: September 03, 2017, 11:23:13 AM

  There a surprising number of 30" gauge SHAYS still around, at least 18 some operational, most on display
from B Class 20-2, B Class 42-2  up to a C Class  60-3.( personal favorite)

  Although 23&1/2" gauge the Left Hand Drive SHAYS for San Luis de la Paz  # 757, 758, 836, 827 wold be neat to
operate and confuse people.

  Ken C
   GWN
4  Discussion Boards / Large / Re: Release of K-27 on: August 31, 2017, 06:35:52 PM

  For what it is worth, my LHS has a K-27, 2  3 truck SHAYS and a LGB Sumpter Valley 2-6-6-2 (All used) for sale
   (Goggle Trains and Such.ca ) shop is located in Calgary Alberta.

       Ken C
        GWN
5  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Burma Mines Railway Part 2 of 4 on: August 14, 2017, 09:42:48 AM
  Fred

  Enjoyed the videos on the Burma Mines Railway, have to finish a Boxcar from Peru, then get my Rotary finished, before I tackle the BMR  Tank car shown in the video, crying out to be modelled. Collecting pieces for it, a bit at a time.

  Ken C
   GWN
6  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Train Sets, and waxing poetic on: April 07, 2017, 03:58:38 PM


   My first train set, my Dad made an SW switcher and Caboose from Plywood and 2x4 along with 6 Sardine
 Gondola's with hook and eye couplers. Wish I still had it!

 
   Ken C
    GWN
7  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: ho scale excursion cars on: March 21, 2017, 10:25:59 PM

  Excursion cars  HO listed in catalog & online store

  17443
  17442
  17447
  17448
  17449
  17435
  16602
8  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Building a New Layout on: January 18, 2017, 11:34:45 AM

  Jonathon

  Having worked in a couple of power plants, and visited a few, I could only wish for the amount of lighting that you have installed. The first power plant I worked in, two of the boiler's had been coal fired, but had been  converted to Bunker D, when I started there  in mid 1967. It was dark, dingy  and still had traces of left over Coal in places. Even if it had windows you would not be able to see out of them other then at ground level, where
they may have been cleaned.

  On the other hand, The Power Plant for the City of Medicine Hat (Gas fired) had window boxes of flowers in each of the lower windows.

    OK so what's with the STOP sign on the roof of the adjacent structure?


   Ken C
    GWN
9  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: steam 1999 cuba part 1, 2, 3 on: January 10, 2017, 11:58:04 AM

   Fred

   Yet another great find, may have to model the interlock tower in the first video, to funky to pass up.
 No need for one but I like it.

   Ken C
    GWN
10  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Another "loco" project....Now Completed! on: December 20, 2016, 01:42:10 AM


  Sid

   I ran into the same problem with a couple of in progress On30 engines, would need a 15 in TT, will likely need
to install a wye. On the bright side the prototype engines were welded construction, so no need to worry about
rivets <G>.

   Ken C
    GWN
11  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Another "loco" project....Now Completed! on: December 17, 2016, 01:26:04 PM


    Sid

    Very impressive loco, might the next project be a larger Turntable for the layout?

   Ken C
    GWN
12  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Thomas & Friends in 2017 on: December 09, 2016, 01:24:41 PM
   

   When Bachmann Europe release their Ransome & Rapier 45 Ton Breakdown Crane (ROCKY prototype) it may
 be worth a look at for conversion . Possibly Bachmann US could piggy back production and add the faces?.

  Ken C
   GWN
13  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: World's Largest............. on: November 27, 2016, 10:42:34 PM

  To add

  The Lethbridge Historical Society has published two books on the Bridge. The first has a selection of construction
progress photos, the second is a reprint of the talk given to the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers  in 1909, with a series of plans for components of the bridge.

   Ken C
    GWN
14  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Are we ever going to see a 3 truck Shay? on: November 17, 2016, 11:34:57 AM


  Lima built 6  60Ton 3 truck SHAYs for Braden Copper Co for service in Chile for their Copper Mine, along with
9 42 ton 2 truck, 1 45 Ton 2 truck.

   SHAYlocomotives.com will have photos of them. The 3 truck engine's were SN 2753,2801,2876,2877,3013,3341
 3341 was the last ng SHAY built f I recall correctly.

  Ken C
    GWN
15  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: HOn30 engines on: October 30, 2016, 12:37:38 PM


   Bachmann Europe plans to release a WW1 Baldwin 4-6-0T in HOn30 , a fair number were sold for service on Sugar Cane and Sugar Beat line, likely they could also have been used for a mining Rly.

  Another company (cannot recall who ) plans to issue a WW1 Alco 2-6-2T, also in HOn30.

     Ken C
     GWN
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